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Shell CEO Going Electric, Giving Up His Diesel Car For A Mercedes S500e

July 28th, 2017 | by Steve Hanley

Ben Van Beurden, chief executive officer of Royal Dutch Shell, one of the largest oil companies in the world, says when he gets a new car this September it will be a Mercedes S-Class 500e, a plug-in hybrid with a 13.3 kWh battery and an all-electric range of about 19 miles. Some of you will be laughing up your sleeves at this news. 19 miles of range? That hardly qualifies as an electric car at all! Hold your criticism for a minute and hear what Van Beurden has to say about his decision


US Electric Car Sales Up 68% In February

March 6th, 2017 | by Zachary Shahan

US electric car sales jumped approximately 68% in February 2017 vs February 2016. Fully electric car sales were up 74%, while plug-in hybrid sales were up 61%. For the first two months of the year, that puts all plug-in car sales up 64%, fully electric car sales up 57%, and plug-in hybrid sales up 72%


US Electric Car Sales Up 59% In January 2017

February 4th, 2017 | by Zachary Shahan

US electric car sales continue to climb to new heights in 2017. Growing 59% year over year (YoY), approximately 12,000 electric cars were sold across the country in January, accounting for approximately 1% of US auto sales. The top five models accounted for approximately 40% of total US electric car sales, as most models are still compliance cars that are not designed or marketed to really pull in buyers — and aren't even available in most states


7 Models = 81% Of Electric Car Sales In US (2016 US Electric Car Sales Report)

January 6th, 2017 | by Zachary Shahan

US electric car sales had another record month in December, and again reached a record market share in the country. Fully electric and plug-in hybrid electric car sales reached 19,133 in December (and 144,455 sales for 2016 as a whole), which put EV market share among all passenger cars at a record 1.13% (and 0.82% for 2016 as a whole).


5 Models = 73% Of US Electric Car Sales

October 9th, 2016 | by Zachary Shahan

This article is simultaneously being published on EV Obsession and on our Electric Car Sales page. US electric car sales climbed to [&hellip



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